Registered Nurse

Company: ResCare ( Learn More )

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US-KY-Elizabethtown
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Job Description

ResCare 

Title: Registered Nurse

Job Category: Nursing/Skilled

Line of Business: Residential Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Registered Nurse.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Registered Nurse Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse is responsible for providing care and treatment for clients that are experiencing significant mental health/psychiatric symptoms, who are demonstrating significant functional impairments, and who may have co-occurring substance abuse and/or personality disorder.

  • Attends and actively participates in weekly team meetings
  • Provides rehabilitation and coordinates medical needs for clients
  • Medication Monitoring and Administration by oral medication or needle injections
  • Medication training for staff
  • Orders, reviews, monitors, and discontinues medications as ordered by the physician
  • Assists with keeping within assigned nursing budget
  • Conducts assessments
  • Approves plan of care and service delivery methods
  • Performs competency and skills evaluations on employees who provide direct care
  • Informs the physician and staff of changes in the client's medical or mental condition and needs
  • Coordinates psychiatric information with the psychiatric rehabilitation practitioners
  • Writes progress notes, summaries, and discharges
  • Group and Individual Counseling
  • Case Management
  • Implements the treatment/rehabilitative activities and strategies
  • Crisis Prevention
  • Reports significant/major incidents or accidents
  • Provides and arranges necessary medical services to ensure consumer health and safety
  • Follows consumer health plans
  • Provides and promotes consumer choice and facilitate independence
  • Assists with ensuring compliance with contractual, legal, and regulatory requirement
  • Performs other duties designed to improve employee effectiveness as a member of the team
  • Promotes/encourages community integration and choice making
  • Dependable
  • Conducts self in professional and ethical manner
  • Willing to assist others
  • Works independently and with a team
  • Handles information in a confidential manner
  • Communicates in an open and honest manner
  • Notifies proper authorities of circumstances or situations that present possible health hazards
  • Assists in maintaining and updating nursing, pharmacy, infection control, and health and safety policies and procedures
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • Specific Requirements

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Holds a bachelor's degree in nursing or related health and human services field from an accredited college or university with at least 2,000 hours of experience with adult persons who have a serious psychiatric disability
  • OR holds an RN from an accredited two-year program and has more than 6,000 hours of experience with adult persons who have a serious psychiatric disability
  • Valid driver's license and insurance required
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Experience in managing systems, processes, and people
  • Operate general office equipment
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Capable of working responsibly with high confidential information
  • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Additional Information



    Benefits

    In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
  • Cell phone Service
  • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
  • Furniture
  • Appliances
  • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

    ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

    107 Financial Place , Elizabethtown, KY 42701-8450 USA 

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